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Southport Christmas Lights Switch On

Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1NY

Tel: +44 (0)1704 538382

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Christmas is on its way and Southport BID have announced a huge line up for our switch on this year!

Expect a full day of magical entertainment as Southport lights up headlined by non other then Peter Andre! 

Before the main show, with fairground rides, Santa and his Reindeer and plenty of pop up street entertainment around town.  The stage show itself will kick off at 2.15pm with the brilliant StarKidz Christmas show and performances throughout the afternoon from STA Dance Academy and two superb panto sets.  

Peter Andre is an accomplished global media star prominently known for his successful music and television career. Peter hit a peak in his music career during the 1990’s when he became the sixth highest selling artist in the UK. He had numerous number one hit singles, two number one albums and toured all over the world collecting a multitude of national and international awards along the way.

With many TV shows and appearances under his belt and with his Celebrating 25 Years tour now completed, the rest of the year sees Peter taking part in Grease: The Musical as well as many more amazing projects.

The star will head up a line-up that will also include Wet Wet Wet and Liberty X singer Kevin Simm, who won the Voice UK in 2017 and 80’s Liverpool legend Sonia

Children’s headliner this year is the brilliant Sid, original CBeebies presenter and star of 'Let's Play'.  Aimed at young children aged two to seven, Sid will put on a funny and entertaining one man show that will delight kids and parents alike. 

This year’s presenter bringing the show together will be TV presenter and former Heart Breakfast presenter Joel and the whole event will culminate in the switching on of the spectacular light show tree installation fron Southport BID and fireworks from the roof of The Atkinson. 

The entertainment begins at 1pm on Lord Street, Sunday 17th of November, with the lights being turned on at 5.30pm.  For more details, running order and line up announcements please follow Southport BID.


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  • Celebrity Attending
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families
  • Open Air Event
  • Outdoor Event
  • Parking (charge) - Town Centre parking available. Charges apply.
  • Show or Display

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Opening Times

Opening (17 Nov 2019)

* Our family activities & Santa will be on from 1pm. The show starts at 2pm and the big switch on will be at 17:30.

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